Islamabad, 04 February, 2020
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 67% Pakistanis say they have been feeling relaxed in the last two weeks.
A representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “How often in the last two weeks have you felt relaxed?” In response, 39% said always, 28% said very often, 21% said sometimes, 10% said rarely, 1% said never and 1% did not know/did not respond.
Urban/Rural Breakdown: Rural respondents claim to be more relaxed than those in urban Pakistan
Among urban respondents, 62% said they felt relaxed majority of the time as opposed to higher 70% rural residents. While 13% urban residents felt relaxed rarely/never, 11% rural residents claimed the same. Therefore, people living in rural Pakistan reported higher feelings of relaxation than urban residents.
Age Breakdown: Pakistanis between ages 30 and 50 report lowest levels of relaxation
Among Pakistanis aged under 30, 7% claim they are rarely/never relaxed as opposed to 17% 30-50 year olds and 6% 50+ Pakistanis. 71% of those under 30 report they are often or always relaxed as compared to 62% aged between 30 and 50 and 74% of people aged above 50. Therefore, Pakistanis between ages 30 and 50 report lowest levels of relaxation.
Gender Breakdown: A higher proportion of males report feeling relaxed as compared to females
Among males, 12% claim they are rarely/never relaxed as opposed to 12% females. While 71% males say they often or always feel relaxed, a lower 58% females claim the same. Therefore, Pakistani women report lower levels of relaxation than men.